Race, Culture, and Identity: African Americans in the 20th Century (Princeton University AAS 489/HIS 489, Spring 2004 - 2005)
In this feature-length debut from acclaimed television sketch comedy troupe Kids in the Hall, obsessed scientist Chris Cooper (Kevin McDonald) invents a happiness drug called Gleemonex, and soon the entire country hits cloud nine. But the drug proves to have a nasty side effect, and Cooper must put a stop to the happy habit before it's too late. The Kids play more than 40 wild and weird characters.
In the midst of a massive flood, a scrupulous armored truck driver does everything in his power to keep his precious cargo out of unauthorized hands. Soon he learns he can't count on the local authorities to shield him from an experienced thief.
Filmmaker Lauren Lazin chronicles the final days of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, member of the R&B supergroup TLC, in this film featuring highly personal home movies shot by Left Eye herself before perishing in a 2002 car crash. Lazin covers Lopes's entire career, including her struggles with alcohol and scrapes with the law, while Lopes's own footage reveals an artist finally coming to terms with her past and planning a fresh start for her life.
Greendale Community College continues to attract an odd assortment of intellectual "seekers" in the fourth season of this sardonic sitcom. And studying isn't the only thing on the minds of the "scholars" in former lawyer Jeff Winger's study group.
Filmmaker Todd Drezner seeks to understand the challenges of autism after his son's diagnosis. From conferences where vendors offer myriad natural remedies and therapies to "neurodiversity" advocates, this documentary explores diverse perspectives on the condition and the families who cope with it. Through it all, a portrait emerges not of a disorder but on the individuals who just happen to struggle with it.
This disc includes the following episodes:"The Rothman Disintegration," "The Werewolf Transformation," "The Weekend Vortex," "The Transporter Malfunction," "The Hawking Excitation," "The Stag Convergence," "The Launch Acceleration" and "The Countdown Reflection."
This disc includes the following episodes:"The Ornithophobia Diffusion," "The Flaming Spittoon Acquisition," "The Speckerman Recurrence," "The Shiny Trinket Maneuver," "The Recombination Hypothesis," "The Beta Test Initiation," "The Friendship Contraction" and "The Vacation Solution."
This disc includes the following episodes:"The Skank Reflex Analysis," "The Infestation Hypothesis," "The Pulled Groin Extrapolation," "The Wiggly Finger Catalyst," "The Russian Rocket Reaction," "The Rhinitis Revelation," "The Good Guy Fluctuation" and "The Isolation Permutation."
This disc includes the following episodes: "Hell House," "Something Wicked this Way Comes," "Provenance" and "Dead Man's Blood."
Obesity causes 110,000 American deaths each year and plays a role in one-third of all cancer deaths. Yet, despite ballooning concerns, little is being done on the public policy level, as this probing documentary explains. Exploring the issue from individual, political, scientific and cultural perspectives, the film features appearances by Bill Clinton, Ralph Nader, Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Surgeon General Richard Carmona and others.
8 January: 40 minutes, bike (strength training course); tricep dips, assisted chin-ups